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Cross Border Effort to Vaccinate 10,000 Maquiladora Workers

May 25, 2021

A coalition of six U.S. subsidiary companies have sponsored a COVID-19 mobile clinic to vaccinate 10,000 maquiladora workers employed in Baja California, Mexico. UC San Diego Health is vaccinating about 1,500 workers daily.

UC San Diego Medical Center Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters

April 17, 2012

UC San Diego Medical Center, located in Hillcrest, has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters. Ranked among the country’s major teaching hospitals, the Medical Center was also one of twelve hospitals to receive the Everest Award. This award honors hospitals that have achieved both…

Faculty Mentors Engage Undergraduates in Research

June 5, 2012

…biology, engineering, education and public health at top graduate schools. The opportunity to do hands-on research alongside top faculty members on cutting-edge projects is at the heart of the UC San Diego student experience. Often working one-on-one with students, faculty mentors offer guidance and insight into the research process—from how…

What’s in Your Gut?

May 17, 2018

…diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup of your gut Rob Knight, UC San Diego professor of pediatrics and computer science and engineering, and postdoctoral researcher Daniel McDonald discuss data from The American Gut Project, which was published in an open-access journal earlier this…

Herpes Virus Exploits Immune Response to Bolster Infection

June 6, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and colleagues report that the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), which affects an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all American adults, exploits an immune system receptor to boost its infectivity and ability to cause disease.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Diabetes

April 19, 2018

An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes.

Exercise … it Does a Body Good: 20 Minutes Can Act as Anti-Inflammatory

January 12, 2017

…regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found how just one session of moderate exercise can also act as an anti-inflammatory. The findings have…

UC San Diego Alumnus at Helm of Company Behind First At-Home COVID Test

January 21, 2021

…and CEO of Lucira Health. UC San Diego Alumnus at Helm of Company Behind First At-Home COVID Test In November 2020, Lucira Health received emergency use authorization for the first rapid at-home COVID-19 test from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Erik Engelson, a UC San Diego bioengineering and microbiology…

What Is It About Yoga?

April 3, 2015

What is it about yoga that makes it such a healthful practice? Is it adding mindfulness to movement that does a body good, or adding movement to mindfulness?

Class of 2022 Outstanding Grads

June 7, 2022

…equitable access to mental health resources to researching the intersection between the LGBTQ+ community and video games and investigating how sustainable materials can be made from diverse sources like jackfruit. Together, they dove headfirst into research, community outreach and social justice. Our soon-to-be alumni are ready to walk across the…

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